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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 28, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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SEVERE SKIRMISHES BETWEEN GERMAN AND
FRENCH FORCES CHOLERA CAUSING ALARM
London, Sept. 28. News Agency dispatches from
Angra Pequena (Luderitz Bay). German Southwest
Africa, report severe skirmishing between German and
British forces near there with seven killed on each side.
Paris. Rumors are current of differences between
Gen. French, English commander, and French generals
over plan of campaign.
Budapest, via Rome, Sept. 28. Considerable ap
prehension is felt over the outbreak of cholera here. De
spite the stern repressive efforts of the authorities it is ad
mitted that fifteen new cases of the disease were reported
today.
Ostend.-r Reported that Mons, where Gen. Von
Boehm has had his headquarters, is burning. Not con
firmed u
London. Numerous reports received from Belgian
sources that epidemic of typhoid and allied diseases has
broken out in ranks of German army and their horses
are suffering from glanders, credited here. Reported
700 men have died of typhoid in valley of Dendre river,
near Termonde.
Antwerp. Germans are shelling outer fortifica
tions of Antwerp with heavy guns. Already reported to
have caused damage to Forts Vaelhem and Wavre and
to chain of fortifications which connect them. Guns be
ing used are those with which the Germans yesterday
bombarded M alines, killing many worshippers as they
left church and setting fire to many buildings, including
hospital of the Little Sisters of the Poor. Fort Strem
baut is reported to have been practically destroyed' by
German shells
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